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Old 04-30-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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How to dry up milk?

This seemed like the best place to post, but Lmk if I should move the thread.

I know someone who delivered and lost the baby a few hours later...her milk is starting to come in now at 3 days pp. She's got a breast binder, is taking mint leaves and tea, put cabbage leaves in her bra, but still feeling heavy. Is there anything else to do and how long does it usually take for the milk to go away?

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Old 04-30-2012, 08:01 PM   #2
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poor mama. Sage helps too.
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Re: How to dry up milk?

Peaceful parenting has a post on it - I've posted the link here before.

Sudafed (the real behind the counter stuff) can help. She may need to express to comfort so that she doesn't get a plugged duct or mastitis.
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If I remember correctly Black Walnut extract can be used. Check with your local herbal store for directions. So sorry for her loss .
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Sage tea and Sudafed.
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You can find a liquid sage tincture to dry It up quick.

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